Quick info

Tour name: Diving Silfra & Golden Circle Tour

Age limit: 17 Years

Duration: 10 hours

Physical rating: Challenging

Pick up: Available from Reykjavík

On this trip we will pick you up from your hotel and drive the scenic route to the beautiful National Park Thingvellir, the active geothermal area of Geysir, and to Gullfoss, the most photographed waterfall in Iceland. All of these sights are a magnificent display of the power and beauty of nature and shouldn’t be missed by any visitor in Iceland.

At Thingvellir lake we will do one dive in Silfra. On this dive we will see the whole of Silfra: Silfra Hall, Silfra Cathedral and Silfra Lagoon.

After a day full of impressions we will drive back to Reykjavik to close the Golden Circle and you will surely have no problem falling asleep.

If you want to share the experience with your friends or family who are not scuba divers, you can combine this tour with non-divers and snorkelers. Ask us!

This tour is also available as the Snorkeling Silfra & the Golden Circle Tour.

NOTE:

In order to join this tour you must have dry suit certification OR 10 logged dry suit dives within the last two years of tour date and be able to provide written proof from a diving instructor of these dry suit dives.

Included

  • Hotel pick up and return in central Reykjavík area
  • Guided dive in Silfra
  • All necessary equipment
  • Hot chocolate and cookies after diving in Silfra
  • Entrance fee of ISK 1.000,- into Silfra
  • Guided tour of Gullfoss & Geysir and the surrounding area

What to bring

  • Your SCUBA dive certification card (PADI Open Water or equivalent)
  • Long underwear
  • Thick socks
  • Suitable clothes for the weather of the day
  • Proof of dry suit certification or 10 logged dry suit dives within two years of tour date

Participants must:

be a certified diver at the level of PADI Open Water or equivalent
have dry suit diving certification and a logged dry suit dive within two years of the tour date
OR
have at least 10 logged dry suit dives within two years of the tour date and be able to provide written proof from a diving instructor of these dry suit dives.
have read, signed, and followed directions on the Diving Silfra Medical Statement
be at minimum 150cm / maximum 200cm
be at minimum 45kg / maximum 120kg
be at minimum 17 years of age (signature of legal guardian required for under 18 year old participants)
be physically fit
be ready to wear a sometimes tight & constricting dry suit
be able to communicate in English or have a translator available at all times during the tour
not be pregnant

Participants are not allowed on tour without signing the Diving Silfra Medical Statement and, if necessary, a physician’s approval which can me found with the Medical Statement. Please read the Diving Silfra Medical Statement prior to booking to make sure that you are eligible for the tour.